Which Kentucky schools receive the most federal student aid?


University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University and Western Kentucky University reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Kentucky schools, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Kentucky recipients of federal student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
University of Kentucky
Lexington
29,182
1,253
$5,860,240
$4,677
2
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond
15,815
1,236
$5,708,786
$4,619
3
Western Kentucky University
Green
19,456
1,270
$5,670,482
$4,465
4
University of Louisville
Louisville
21,430
882
$4,280,370
$4,853
5
Northern Kentucky University
Heights
14,764
830
$4,277,746
$5,154
6
Morehead State University
Morehead
10,195
711
$3,244,662
$4,564
7
Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Lexington
9,525
676
$3,146,525
$4,655
8
Somerset Community College
Somerset
5,857
594
$2,730,017
$4,596
9
Murray State University
Murray
9,454
524
$2,534,385
$4,837
10
Jefferson Community and Technical College
Louisville
11,699
539
$2,506,764
$4,651

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